Name: Rosebay Willowherb
Scientific name: Chamerion angustifolium
Nature Stars: 30
About: Often grows together in thick stands in woodland clearings, open spaces, grassland and waste ground. Flowers between July and September.
How to identify: Tall and leafy with pink flowers arranged along a flower spike.
Where: Very common, grows all over the UK and Ireland
Fantastic fact: Sometimes known as Fireweed in other countries.
Photograph credit: Richard Burkmar